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Mar 16, 2019

Self-driving cars begin transporting groceries to Texas homes

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, transportation

First, there came self-checkout.

Now, it’s self-driving cars to make the delivery.

Two Kroger markets in Houston are rolling out a self-driving car program, in which orders can be placed online and delivered right to your home without a driver.

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Mar 16, 2019

Pancreatic cancer: Two-hit treatment approach shows promise

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Autophagy inhibitors could be more potent against pancreatic cancer by first applying a drug that makes the cancer cells dependent on autophagy for energy.

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Mar 16, 2019

Paralyzed Patients Can Now Control Android Tablets With Their Minds

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, robotics/AI

Signals from the electrical cacophony within groups of neurons inside the motor cortex were passed on to a computer running custom software for decoding.

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Mar 16, 2019

Pain Control in a Post-Opioid World — Prof. Peter McNaughton FMedSci — IdeaXme — Ira Pastor

Posted by in categories: aging, biotech/medical, business, chemistry, futurism, genetics, health, innovation, life extension, neuroscience

Mar 16, 2019

Tesla model Y first ride

Posted by in categories: sustainability, transportation

Taking Tesla’s new Model Y for a test ride.

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Mar 16, 2019

A disturbing side-by-side look at how much fat, sugar, produce, and grains we eat each day — versus how much we should

Posted by in category: food

The world has more than enough food to eat, but unfortunately, it’s not the right kind. This chart shows what we should be eating, versus the reality.

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Mar 16, 2019

These concept tires could help cars fly

Posted by in category: transportation

Goodyear has unveiled a new concept tire that would work as both a propeller for a flying car, and a regular tire

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Mar 16, 2019

Astronomers discover 83 supermassive black holes at the edge of the universe

Posted by in category: cosmology

A team of international astronomers have been hunting for ancient, supermassive black holes — and they’ve hit the motherlode.

Lurking in the distant corners of space are 83 monster black holes that can teach us about the early days of the cosmos.


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Mar 16, 2019

Scientists Kept Rats Sober

Posted by in category: futurism

Cntrl Alt Delete #Forgettaboutit

This new therapy has the potential to prevent relapses.

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Mar 16, 2019

Beto O’Rourke could be the first hacker president

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, geopolitics, internet

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has revealed he was a member of a notorious decades-old hacking group.

The former congressman was a member of the Texas-based hacker group, the Cult of the Dead Cow, known for inspiring early hacktivism in the internet age and building exploits and hacks for Microsoft Windows. The group used the internet as a platform in the 1990s to protest real-world events, often to promote human rights and denouncing censorship. Among its many releases, the Cult of the Dead Cow was best known for its Back Orifice program, a remote access and administration tool.

O’Rourke went by the handle “Psychedelic Warlord,” as revealed by Reuters, which broke the story.

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